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Key Industry Trends

Technologies such as robotics, virtual and augmented reality, 3-D printing, and artificial intelligence are opening up significant areas of opportunity.
Cognitive technologies such as machine learning, natural language processing, and speech and pattern recognition are being embedded in software applications, imbuing big data with superior capabilities.
Blockchain, the foundation for the digital currency bitcoin, has enormous implications not only for the financial services industry, but for any company that manages a large amount of transaction data.
The Internet of Things and Industrial Internet of Things are becoming more prominent.
“Anything as a Service” offerings, ones that allow usage-based consumption, are poised to emerge and serve as a reminder of cloud computing’s significant impact.
Cybersecurity remains a critical issue globally for enterprises large and small.

Talent Opportunities and Challenges

In view of these dynamics, leaders must focus on innovation and active adaptation.
Those who enforce a culture of integrity, sustainability, corporate responsibility, and adaptability—while also focusing on cost optimization, security, market positioning, and operating efficiencies—will ultimately succeed. It is no longer enough to adopt best practices; contemporary leadership must imagine and invent next practices. The global war for talent is real and must be an organizational priority to maintain the pace of innovation needed to compete. At Ward Howell, we are well suited to help our clients win that war for talent.

Areas of Expertise

  • Cloud Computing
  • Mobile and Wireless
  • IoT/IIoT
  • Machine Learning and AI
  • Cyber Security

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